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Michelle E. Lowe, 48, of Mt. Pulaski died March 28, 2010 at 7:10Pm at Spring- field Memorial Medical Center. Funeral services were atl0: 30Am, Thursday, April 1 at the Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Pulaski. Rev. Glenn Stroschein officiated. Burial was in Steenbergen Cemetery. Michelle was an Administration Assistant for Sangamon County Farm Bureau. She was born September 21, 1961 in Lincoln the daughter of Thomas and Carol Moore Lowe. Survivors Include- Parents- Thomas and Carol Lowe of Chestnut; Sons - Chad (Shelly) Maxheimer of Mt. Pulaski and Sgt. Christopher (Stacie) Maxhei- mer USMC of New Bern, North Caro- lina; Daughter - Taylor E. Lowe of Mt. Pulaski; Brothers- Michael (Lisa) Lowe of Cornsville, Tennessee and Craig (Darlene) Lowe of Chestnut; Maternal Grandmother: Wilma Dickerson of Mt. Pulaski; and Grandsons - Briar, Dominick, and Kep Maxheimer. Michelle was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Pulaski. Memorials: Taylor Lowe Education Fund, Zion Lutheran Church, or Zion Lutheran School of Mt. Pulaski. Arrangements were entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mt. Pulaski. We guarantee the lowest price for the highest quality monuments & craftsmanship 71 HICKOX DR. - Mon - Fri 9-5 Sat 9-Noon - After Hours by Appt. manleymonumentsC Jennifer LeAnn Meentemeyer, 41, of Lowry Crossing, passed away February 9, 2010, in Lowry Crossing. Jennifer was born June 21, 1968, in Sigourney, Iowa to Donald and Karen (Kitzman) Poyner. She married Scott Meentemeyer on September 2, 1995 in McKinney, Texas. She is survived by her husband, Scott Meentemeyer of Lowry Crossing, Texas; daughter, Grace Meentemeyer, also of Lowry Crossing; parents, Doug and Karen Hurtt of Lucas, Texas; brother, Ryan (Jennifer) Poyner of Allen, Texas; sister, Heather (Jeff) Thomas of Frisco, Texas; Father-in-Law and Mother-in- Law Jim and Charlotte Meentemeyer; Brother-in-Law Gregg (Stacey) Meente- meyer; nieces, Karsyn, Falyn, Wynter, Isabella, and Haven; and nephews, Hunter, Jaxson and Jase. Funeral services were Saturday, Feb- ruary 13 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in McKinney, Texas with the Rev. Dr. Danny Tutwiler officiating. Burial was in Wilson Chapel Cemetery in Lowry Crossing. Memorials may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church, 2708 Virginia Parkway, McKinney, Texas 75071. Mazie C. Stonecipher, longtime Cush- ing resident, passed away on Sunday, March 28, 2010 in the Linwood Village Nursing Home at the age of 94 years. The daughter of the late Joseph Bris- tol and Daphene Harmon Bristol, Mazie was born on September 27, 1915 in Elmore City, Oklahoma where she was also reared and educated. She was united in marriage to Woodrow W. "Stonie" Stonecipher on December 1, 1931 in Purcell, Oklahoma. The couple had resided in Kansas and Texas during World War II and moved to Cushing in 1944. To this union, three children, Sherrie, Frankie Jo and Donald, were born. Mazie & Wqodraw celebrated their 60th wedding~qni~rsary before he died in 1992. Mazie was a n~e~b~r 0f't~Church of Christ. Before, moving into Linwood Village, she was &n a'ctiv'6 embef of the Laureate Nu Sorority a chapter of Beta Sigma Phi and had played in a Bunco group for many years. Survivors include two children, Frankie Jo "Jody" Lucas and her husband Joe of Mt. Pulaski and Donald W. Stonecipher and his wife Carol of Green Valley, Arizona; five grandchildren, Robert V. Woodard and his wife Joyce, Jack W. Woodard both of Albuquer- que, New Mexico, Diane Millikin and her husband Sam of Pitts- burgh, Pennsylvania, Kenneth Stonecipher and his wife Nora and David Stonecipher and his wife Diana both of Dallas: special cous- ins, Sue Harmon and her husband Jim of Oilton; 10 great-grand- children and other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Mazie was preceded in death by her daughter, Sherrie who died in 1997; one brother Joseph A. Bristol of New Orleans, and one sister, Ruby Hartley of Porterville, California. Mazie was a loving and devoted wife, mother and MeMo and will be remembered for always having a smile for'everyone. Funeral services were Friday, April 2 in the Church of Christ with Brother Wendyll Heffington officiating. Burial was in the Mr. Olivet Cemetery in Pauls Valley. Memorials: Shriner's Hospitals for Children, %Ansar Shrine, 630 S. Sixth Street Springfield, IL 67201. Obituaries 4 Obituaries are published as a free service to the community. If you wish to have an obituary pub- lished please advise the funeral home in charge of arrangements to e-mail the Mt. Pulaski Times at There is not a charge for a photo to be included in the obituary. Thank You The Mt. Pulaski Times pub- lishes a Thank You as a free service to the community. They can be e-mailed the Mt. Pulaski times@, mailed to Mt. Pulaski Times / P 0 Box 114 / Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548, or dropped off at the paper. If the Thank You is handwritten, please print. Some people write as poorly as your editor does. Thank You The Family of Opal Poffenbarger March 30th was a very hard time for a lot of us because this O was the first birthday we did not *.~ share with her. There were tears in our eyes as we missed her. We would like to thank every- one for the cards, food, memo- *" rials, flowers and attending the funeral. Or just stopping by to give a hug. Opal loved her children, grandchildren and great-grafidchildren. We want to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers during our loss. Thank You The Family of Robert J.,Horn The family would like to thank everyone who sent cards, plants/ flowers, gave food, and memorial donations to the Zion Lutheran church/school and to the Ameri- can Legion. Thanks to Fricke-Calvert- Schrader and all who attended the visitation and funeral, and to the ladies at the Zion Lutheran Church for the luncheon after- wards. Special thanks to Pastor Strohschein for all his visits to Bob at the hospital and nursing home, and for his words at the service. The military rites pro- vided by the American Legion were especially moving and deeply appreciated. Thanks to the staff at Vonderlieth Living Center who cared for Bob during his last months and to the friends who visited. He was a unique and special man, and he is greatly missed by family and friends. $= E tft ! 3rd GeneratiOnHoursMemorial Specialist __ Monday - Friday 9-4:30 Saturday- 9-12 l- ................ i After Hours By Appointment Lincoln dr Logan County's Only Free 8 I Locally Owned Monument Company Rondal Gene Callahan, 73. Tama, Iowa died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at his home under the care of Iowa River Hospice. Funeral services were Wednesday, March 10, at Kruse-Phil- lips Funeral Home in Tama. Reverend LaVern Seth officiated. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Tama. Preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Richard Lynn Callahan; one brother Richard Haskel Callahan; and one sister, Anna Lee Callahan. Rondal was born May 19, 1936, in Mt. Pulaski, the son of Roy and Gracie (Allen) Callahan. He was united in mar- riage to Delight Plowman December 4, 1954 in Lincoln. Rondal worked for the Tama Paper Mill for over 36 years, retiring in 1995. He also had a roofing crew for several years. He was an outdoorsman, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trapping. In addi- tion, Rondal had a large flowerbed and was especially proud of his roses. He was also a talented wood worker. Rondal's greatest joy came from spending time with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife Delight Callahan, Tama; four chil- dren, Rita (Dan) Malcomson, Newton, Deb (Jeff) Roberts, Tama, Tim (Patty) Callahan, Tama, and Mike Callahan,Tama; 10 grand- children, Deanna (special friend Doug) Slaven, Brian Slaven, Adam DeVilder, Andrea Malcomson, Kristi Callahan, Brandon Cal- lahan, Misty Kvidera, Dustin Kvidera, Dakota Kvidera, and Bonnie Purk; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Gladys Letterle of Mt. Pulaski, one step-brother, LeRoy Callahan, Des Moines; two sis- ters-in-law, Janet Callahan, Lincoln, and Frances (Wilmer) Twit, Cornville, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.